Rochester is a city and the county seat of Monroe County, bordering the southern shore of Lake Ontario in the western portion of the U.S. state of New York. Rochester's city population according to the 2010 census is approximately 110,565. The city of Rochester is home to numerous cultural institutions, including orchestras, art galleries and museums, among them the Garth Fagan Dance, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, and Memorial Art Gallery. Southeast is the heart of Rochester's thriving arts scene, particularly in and around the Park Avenue neighborhood (which is known for its many coffee shops, cafes, bistros and boutique shops). Rochester is known for its parks, including Highland, and Cobb's Hill. Rochester hosts a number of cultural festivals every year. While there are events that occur during the winter, Rochester's main festival season begins in the spring and carries on throughout the summer.